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PADI eLearning Access Pass

What is a PADI eLearning Access Pass?

 

A PADI eLearning Access Pass is similar to an e-gift certificate. Once purchased, a pin code is generated which allows the recipient the ability to register for the eLearning course right away.This is your ticket to your scuba diving course.

What types of eLearning Access Passes are available?

The PADI Open Water Diver course and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course are now available.

What do the courses cover?

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Learning to scuba dive requires both knowledge development (facts, principles, concepts) and motor procedures (skills, techniques, methods). The PADI Open Water Diver Course online provides the knowledge development portion you need. You develop the remaining skills by actually diving with a PADI Instructor at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver CourseThe online version of the PADI Adventures in Diving program will include knowledge development for the two required topics – the Deep and Underwater Navigation Dives – along with five of the most popular elective dives. These include Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist.

How much do they cost?

PADI eLearning Access Passes are the same price as the eLearning courses ($120). There are no discounts for purchasing in bulk.

Am I able to track the redemption of Access Passes?

Yes, the PADI eLearning Access Zone (the Access Pass online system) will allow the purchaser the ability to track the redemption status of his/her Access Passes.

How long are Access Passes good for?

Once the eLearning Access Pass is redeemed, the eLearner has one year to complete the program.

 

PADI Open Water Diver Course

What does it cover?

The PADI Open Water Diver course is, by far, the world’s most popular scuba certification course. Millions of people have started diving as certified PADI Open Water Divers. Learning to scuba dive requires both knowledge development (facts, principles, concepts) and motor procedures (skills, techniques, methods). The PADI Open Water Diver Course online provides the knowledge development portion you need. You develop the remaining skills by actually diving with a PADI Instructor at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

What does it cost?

The PADI Open Water Diver Course online is $120 (US) nonrefundable. The fee covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook). Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You will also need to purchase a mask, snorkel, pair of fins, and other personal dive equipment. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will guide you through this process and may suggest additional equipment along with the required purchase of a Recreational Dive Planner (Table or eRDP version) and a log book.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

What have past eLearners said about the course? (from the 2008 PADI eLearning Exit Survey)

Great, fast, got me ready for inwater training!

Amazing. Loved the flexibility of learning at my own pace. Great videos.

Excellent material. Never thought it would be such a convenient way of learning.

Great! I am excited to continue to Dive Master!

I am very pleased to have done this online…I sometimes feel intimidated with the presence of others in a course…This way I could answer the questions at my relaxed leisure.

Having this course available was a great help as I saved at least a day of vacation by doing it ahead of time. THANKS.

It was at my pace, concise, easy to understand, and I can’t wait until I move on to another level of advancement. I will certainly be using the PADI e-learning system again.

This course was excellent, online support also very excellent!! I would very strongly consider taking more PADI online courses in the future. Very user friendly.

This was a wonderful experience, I would definitely reccomend it to anyone looking to learn to scuba dive.

Overall, the course is clear and concise and easy to navigate and very, very informative  thank you.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

What does it cover?

The online version of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course will include knowledge development for the two required topics  the Deep and Underwater Navigation Dives  along with five of the most popular elective dives. These include Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. As with the PADI Open Water Diver course, the entire PADI Adventures in Diving manual will be available online to divers enrolled in the course. Experience real adventure and be one step closer to Master Scuba Diver  the ultimate non-professional certification in recreational diving. You must be a PADI Open Water Diver before participating in any inwater training.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

What does it cost?

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course online is $120 US nonrefundable. The fee covers the knowledge development training as well as unlimited access to the entire PADI Adventures in Diving manual online. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You may want to purchase additional equipment through your PADI Dive Center or Resort as well.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

Why does the course only cover these dives?

After surveying PADI Members around the world (particularly those who issue a large number of Advanced Open Water Diver certifications), these dives were identified as the most commonly offered.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course

What does it cover?

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course. You’ll also have unlimited access to the PADI Enriched Air Diver manual online for reference after you have completed the course.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

What else is required to complete the course?

Prior to certification as a PADI Enriched Air Diver, you must complete a Practical Application session and either two enriched air training dives or predive simulations, with a PADI Enriched Air Specialty Instructor. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to schedule these sessions.

How old must I be in order to get certified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver?

A diver must be 15 years old or older to enroll in a PADI Enriched Air Diver Course.

What does it cost?

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course online is $195 US nonrefundable. The fee covers the knowledge development training as well as unlimited access to the PADI Enriched Air Diver Manual online. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for participation in the Practical Application session and enriched air training dives, or predive simulations. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort regarding these additional costs.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

Digital Underwater Photography

What does it cover?

The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course. If you want to take digital photos and video near, around or underwater this course will teach you how. In the first two sections, the focus is primarily on still photography ñ whether you take digital still images with a camera or camcorder. Finally, Section Three covers some specific tips on how to image quality underwater video with digital cameras.

Who can benefit from completing the course?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to use a digital camera or video underwater and also helps improve the skills and knowledge of those who already have some experience with underwater digital imaging. The course is open to snorkelers, aquatic enthusiasts and certified divers of all levels.

Snorkelers and scuba divers may be certified as PADI Digital Underwater Photographers upon completion of the skills portion of the course.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored.

What else is required to complete the course?

Unlike other PADI eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

What else is required to complete the course? Prior to certification as a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Level One, you must complete a training dive in a pool, confined water or open water with a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor. The Level One certification is open to snorkelers and the certification card issued for that level will state that it is a non-diving certification level. For divers in training or divers that are already certified, certification as a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Level Two requires you to complete a second open water training dive. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to schedule these sessions.

What does it cost?

The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online is $120 US nonrefundable. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for participation in the training dives. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort regarding these additional costs.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

PADI Scuba Tune-up Course

What does it cover?

PADI Scuba Tune-up Online content is broken down into 8 easy-to-learn sections after an introduction, covering Safe Diving Practices, Dive Planning Fundamentals, Problem Management, Breathing Air at Depth, Dive Computers and Dive Tables, Planning Dives with the RDP, Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox and Diving Skills Review.

Who can benefit from completing the course?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to refresh their dive knowledge. The program is primarily designed for certified divers who wish to return to scuba diving after a period of inactivity, however, it is also a great resource for those who are returning to a course after a shorter break in the training.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored.

What else is required to complete the course?

While PADI Scuba Tune-up Online does not necessarily require that any training dives in confined or open water take place, it is certainly recommended so that your skills can be refreshed as well as your knowledge. Be sure and discuss the options you have for completing any practical elements with your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to maximize the benefit of completing the PADI Scuba Tune-up Online.

What does it cost?

The course fee for PADI Scuba Tune-up Online is $50 US, non-refundable.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

PADI Dive Theory Course for Dive masters

What does it cover?

PADI Dive Theory Online content is broken down into 6 easy-to-learn sections, covering Physics, Physiology, Equipment, The Recreational Dive Planner, The Diving Environment and Dive Skills.

Who can benefit from completing the course?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their dive theory knowledge. PADI Divemaster candidates, IDC-bound Pros, IDC Staff Instructor candidates and Course Director Training Course applicants can also use the program to prepare for their course exams. Divers of all levels can take the course for personal enrichment.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored.

What else is required to complete the course?

Unlike other PADI eLearning® courses, Dive Theory Online does not have a practical component. Completing the online course material is all that is required.

What does it cost?

The course fee for PADI Dive Theory Online is $100 US, non-refundable.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

PADI Instructor Development Course

What does it cover?

The Instructor Development Course (IDC)is the cornerstone of PADIís professional-level training. The course focuses on preparing you to function as a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor by introducing you to the complete PADI System. The course focuses your ability to use all components of the system as a professional dive educator.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

What does it cost?

The PADI Instructor Development Course online is $320 (US) nonrefundable. The fee covers nine separate topics online to prepare you for the practical sessions needed to complete your Assistant Instructor course or Open Water Scuba Instructor course. The two programs combined is the full IDC. After completion of the OWSI course or full IDC, you must successfully complete a PADI Instructor Examination (IE) and also be a CPR & first aid instructor before certification as an Open Water Scuba Instructor. Your PADI Career Development Center, 5 Star Instructor Development Center or authorized Course Director or IDC Staff Instructor will charge an additional fee for the practical sessions of your training. There is an Assistant Instructor application fee or an IDC registration fee and IE fee that must be paid to PADI for processing.

You will also need to purchase an IDC Crew-Pak and have a current PADI Instructor Manual depending on how recently you may have completed your PADI Divemaster course. There are also other required materials and personal dive equipment that you may already have. Your Course Director or IDC Staff Instructor will guide you through this process and may suggest additional materials or dive equipment that are necessary or need to be upgraded.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration.

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